Stancliff Family History

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Stancliff Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name, probably from a minor place such as Stonecliff or Stancliffe in Agbrigg, West Yorkshire, so called from Old English stan ‘stone’ + clif ‘slope’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ratcliff, Topliff, Sutcliffe, Antcliff, Standish, Stancil, Gatliff

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Stancliff Family Origin

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Stancliff Family Occupations

What did your Stancliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Accountant, Alderman JP Brewer and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stancliff. The most common Stancliff occupation in the UK was Accountant. 20% of Stancliff's were Accountants. A less common occupation for the Stancliff family was Secretary To Savings Bank (Clerk).

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  • Accountant

  • Alderman JP Brewer

  • General Laborer

  • Secretary To Savings Bank (Clerk)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stancliff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stancliff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stancliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stancliff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 311 immigration records available for the last name Stancliff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 791 military records available for the last name Stancliff. For the veterans among your Stancliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stancliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Stancliff lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Stancliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Stancliff in 1960 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stancliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stancliff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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